Death of Mr J M (Tim) Williams
The Society was saddened to hear of the death of Mr J M
(Tim) Williams, formerly owner of the Lingen flock, at the age of 98. The Lingen Flock saw great success in the
show and sale ring in the 1970’s winning the prestigious Queens Cup at the
Royal Welsh in 1971. Tim was a member of
the Society Council for a number of years, serving as Chairman and President.
Tim’s daughter Rhian served as Secretary to the Society in the 1980’s.
will be held at St Garmon's
Church, St Harmon, Rhayader on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at 2.30pm. Donations if desired to St Garmon's Church or
Llandrindod Wells Hospital League of Friends.
Our sympathies go to the Family at this sad time.
Death of Mr Vic Stephens
The Society was saddened to hear of the death of Vic Stephens, owner of the Birchwood flock, at the age of 94. The Birchwood Flock first appeared in the 1965 Flock Book although Vic had been an associate member of the Society for a number of years prior to this, his father also having kept Kerrys. Vic was a long serving member of the Society Council serving as Chairman and twice as President.
Vic’s funeral was held on Friday 22nd June at St David's Church Whitton at 2pm. Our sympathies go to the Stephens Family at this sad time.
Latest Newsletter from our Chairman
Please find here the latest newsletter from our Chairman, Linda Barnard.
Semen for Export
Our Chairman has had
an enquiry from America regarding whether anyone would be interested in the
possibility of exporting embryos/semen to America. If you are interested please let Tim Ward
Report from our AGM.
Please find here areport and photo from our AGM held in November 2017.
Registration of Sheep intended for sale
As you should already know ALL Kerry Hill Sheep intended for private or catalogued Pedigree Sales must be registered beforehand. Registration forms for these sheep MUST be completed and returned to the Secretary no later than 8th July - together with the relevant fees: £3.00 per female, and £10 per male. These forms can be downloaded from here. Alternatively, on-line registrations can be submitted here. NO SHEEP WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR SOCIETY SALES UNLESS REGISTERED. We now use the PedEweb system for on-line registration of sheep. To access the system, please click the "On-Line Flock Book" on the right.
Please note that due to the new system, ALL SHEEP MUST BE REGISTERED BEFORE THEY ARE SOLD - whether this is by private sale or at one of our Society Sales.
The deadline for completing your registrations is 30th November. These can be done either on-line using PedEweb, or on paper as previously. Registrations received after this date, but before 31st December will be charged at double rate. Any registrations received after 31st December will NOT be accepted into the Flock Book.